Common Risk Factors per the CDC include:
Much of the chronic disease burden is attributable to a short list of key risk factors; most US adults have more than one of these risk factors:
- High blood pressure.
- Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Obesity (high body mass index).
- Physical inactivity.
- Excessive alcohol use.
- Diets low in fruits and vegetables.
- Diets high in sodium and saturated fats.